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Nazarbayev awards Tajik President state order

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev awarded visiting Tajik President Emomali Rahmon the order of Parasat, a state award presented to outstanding people who made a great personal contribution to the …

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Fire breaks out at service station in Astana

A fire broke out at the service station in one of the buildings in the Kazakh capital of Astana. The incident took place today on the Syrymbet Street. The fire broke out at 11:30 local time, firefighters managed to extinguish the …

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 Kazakhstan-UAE visa-free regime enters into force

The agreement between Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates on visa-free travel came into force today, the Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan said. The Kazakh people now can freely visit the UAE for up to 30 days, but in case of violation …

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Investments in Kazakhstan’s economy will increase, the Kazakh officials forecast. The government has prepared a list of 145 investment projects worth more than US$ 47.5 billion that are to be realized in the coming years, Kazakh TV …

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 Kazakh National bank reduces base rate

The National Bank of Kazakhstan decided to reduce the base rate from 9.75% to 9.5% with a +/- 1% corridor, the press-service of the financial controller said in a message .  The report says that annual inflation continues to …

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Quake hits 477 km from Almaty

The Kazakh Network of Seismic Stations recorded an earthquake today at 05:15 a.m., Kazinform reports. "The epicenter of the earthquake was located in Kyrgyzstan, 477 km southwest of Almaty city. Energy class of the earthquake: …

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Kazakhstan signs treaty on prohibition of nuclear weapons

On the day of the 26th anniversary of Kazakhstan's accession to the United Nations, an official ceremony was held at the UN Headquarters for signing the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons by the Republic of Kazakhstan, AzerNews …

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Astana Airport runs risk of flooding

The Lake Maibalyk near Astana poses a flooding risk to the city airport, Kazakh Deputy Interior Minister Yury Ilyin said at a roundtable held at the parliament's lower house. Due to heavy rainfall in the near future …

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Kazakhstan approves new EEU customs duties

The upper chamber of the Kazakh parliament approved the ratification of a protocol that specifies a procedure for distribution of import customs duties between the states participating in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). …

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Kazakh cabinet banned from speaking Russian

A ban on speaking Russian in Kazakhstan's cabinet meetings took effect yesterday. The country's President Nursultan Nazarbayev ordered all parliamentary hearings to be held in Kazakh, saying those who are …

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